Generation and Evaluation of a Genome-Scale Metabolic Network Model of Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942
AbstractThe reconstruction of genome-scale metabolic models and their applications represent a great advantage of systems biology. Through their use as metabolic flux simulation models, production of industrially-interesting metabolites can be predicted. Due to the growing number of studies of metabolic models driven by the increasing genomic sequencing projects, it is important to conceptualize steps of reconstruction and analysis. We have focused our work in the cyanobacterium Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942, for which several analyses and insights are unveiled. A comprehensive approach has been used, which can be of interest to lead the process of manual curation and genome-scale metabolic analysis. The final model, iSyf715 includes 851 reactions and 838 metabolites. A biomass equation, which encompasses elementary building blocks to allow cell growth, is also included. The applicability of the model is finally demonstrated by simulating autotrophic growth conditions of Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942. View Full-Text
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Triana, J.; Montagud, A.; Siurana, M.; Fuente, D.; Urchueguía, A.; Gamermann, D.; Torres, J.; Tena, J.; de Córdoba, P.F.; Urchueguía, J.F. Generation and Evaluation of a Genome-Scale Metabolic Network Model of Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942. Metabolites 2014, 4, 680-698.
Triana J, Montagud A, Siurana M, Fuente D, Urchueguía A, Gamermann D, Torres J, Tena J, de Córdoba PF, Urchueguía JF. Generation and Evaluation of a Genome-Scale Metabolic Network Model of Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942. Metabolites. 2014; 4(3):680-698.Chicago/Turabian Style
Triana, Julián; Montagud, Arnau; Siurana, Maria; Fuente, David; Urchueguía, Arantxa; Gamermann, Daniel; Torres, Javier; Tena, Jose; de Córdoba, Pedro F.; Urchueguía, Javier F. 2014. "Generation and Evaluation of a Genome-Scale Metabolic Network Model of Synechococcus elongatus PCC7942." Metabolites 4, no. 3: 680-698.